Tuesday, February 21, 2012

NYU Anachronic Shakespeare Poetics & Theory Conference at NYU: Feb 24-25

You are cordially invited to the annual conference of the NYU Poetics and Theory Certificate Program:

Anachronic Shakespeare
A Poetics and Theory Conference
February 24-February 25, 2012
New York University
Jurow Hall, Silver Center
24-26 Waverly Place at Washington Square East
New York, NY 10003

Friday, February 24th

10:00 Welcome

10:15 John Archer, Shakespeare's Poor Beast (English, NYU)

11:45 Stuart Elden, The Geopolitics of King Lear: Territory, Land, Earth (Geography, Durham University)

2:30 Vike Plock, Made in Germany: Joyce Reading Goethe Reading Hamlet (English, University of Exeter)

3:45 Rebecca Comay, Hamletizations (Benjamin, Schmitt.....) (Philosophy, University of Toronto)

5:30 Keynote: Samuel Weber, Forgetting the Hobby-Horse: Hamlet Between Schmitt and Benjamin
(Comparative Literature, Northwestern University)

6:30 Response by Julia Lupton (English, UC Irvine)

Saturday, February 25th

10:00 Anselm Haverkamp, Life in the Sonnets: On Life’s Anachronic Nature (English, NYU)

11:15 Julia Lupton, Softscapes: Shakespeare by Design (English, UC Irvine)

2:00 Closing Roundtable

Sponsored by the DFG Graduiertenkolleg Lebensformen und Lebenswissen
(Graduate Research Colloquium in Forms of Life and the Know-How of
Living), the NYU Certificate in Poetics and Theory, and the NYU
Comparative Literature Department.


Conference organized by Elizabeth Bonapfel, Martin Harries, Anselm

Haverkamp, and Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz.

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